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Essential Training

As a PHT employee you are required to ensure you are up to date with your Essential Skills Training. This training has been identified as vital to protect the safety of our patients and staff and is mandatory for all employees.  This training is your personal responsibility and is in addition to your training as part of your post.

To check which Essentials Skills you are required to complete for your role please check your individual matrix on ESR (Electronic Staff Record). If you do not have a SmartCard you can obtain access to ESR by clicking on this link forgotten user name or go to the ESR Manual Login on your desktop, enter your PHT email address into the corresponding box and click on ‘Forgotten user Name’.  This will then generate an automated email, specifying your ESR account name and an option to reset your password.
NB: If you receive an error message when you have clicked on the option, this will mean that you are not yet on the system.  Please contact the e-Learning Team on elearning@porthosp.nhs.uk for help.

Further information on essential training can be found on the ESR Learning pages.


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